Official home of the President of India
Rashtrapati Bhavan ▸ Facts ▸ Comments ▸ News ▸ Videos
The Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi, India. Rashtrapati Bhavan may refer to only the 340-room main building that has the president's official residence, including reception halls, guest rooms and offices, also called the mansion; it may also refer to the entire 130-hectare Presidential Estate that additionally includes huge presidential gardens, large open spaces, residences of bodyguards and staff, stables, other offices and utilities within its perimeter walls. In terms of area, it is the largest residence of any head of state in the world.
Pranab Mukherjee dies: President Kovind, PM Modi, others offer condolences
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:08Published
PM Modi pays tribute to Dhyan Chand, President confers National Sports Awards
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:39Published
Mountaineer Anita Kundu to receive 'Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019'
Credit: ANI Duration: 02:27Published
'Feeling lucky': SI Sunita Maan on being invited to Rashtrapati Bhavan as corona warrior awardee
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:57Published
Watch: Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks on Sushant Rajput death probe
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 03:57Published
Watch: GC Murmu takes oath as new CAG
Credit: ANI Duration: 03:08Published
Manoj Sinha arrives in Srinagar to take charge as Lt Governor of J-K
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:16Published
Watch: President Ram Nath Kovind gifts racing bicycle to Delhi schoolboy
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:03Published
Will go to President if needed: Ashok Gehlot on Rajasthan political crisis
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:24Published
Prez Kovind flags off Red Cross Relief Material for flood-affected states
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:30Published
You Might Like
Jawan posted at Rashtrapati Bhawan hangs self
Ashok Lavasa resigns as Election Commissioner; to join ADB as vice presidentAshok Lavasa on Tuesday resigned as Election Commissioner and would soon be joining the Asian Development Bank as vice president, sources in the poll panel said. Lavasa was next in line to head the EC...
President Ram Nath Kovind honours 202 freedom fighters on Quit India Day anniversaryPresident Ram Nath Kovind honoured 202 freedom fighters across the country on Sunday on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of Quit India Day, a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
Manoj Sinha to be new lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir: Rashtrapati BhavanFormer Union minister Manoj Sinha has been named the new lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Thursday. Sinha’s appointment comes as G C Murmu abruptly resigned as..
SC to hear pleas on Central Vista project on July 17The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear on July 17 the pleas which have raised issues regarding the Central Vista project, covering three-km stretch from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate in..
PM Modi meets President Kovind, briefs him on issues of national, international importancePM Modi on Sunday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan and briefed him on the issues of national and international importance.
As Covid-19 ravages human lives and economies, Buddha's message serves like beacon: President Ram Nath Kovind"We all know that the moment the virulence of coronavirus slows down, we have a far more serious challenge of climate change before us," he said at a virtual event organised by the International..
Dharma Chakra Day: PM Modi to address celebration of Asaadh Poornima tomorrowOn Asaadh Poornima on July 4, President Ram Nath Kovind will on Saturday inaugurate the Dharma Chakra Day from the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi would deliver a video address on..
President Kovind receives credentials from foreign envoys, first time through video-conference"This was the first time in the history of Rashtrapati Bhavan that credentials were presented through the digital medium," an official statement said. Kovind said the Covid-19 pandemic posed an..
COVID-19 reaches Rashtrapati Bhavan as ACP tests positive, hospitalisedFollowing the confirmation of the COVID-19 infection, five other policemen posted there as well as the staff have been quarantined.
Delhi police ACP deployed at Rashtrapati Bhawan tests positive for coronavirus
Sanjay Kothari, ex-Prez secy, is new CVCRetired IAS officer Sanjay Kothari, who was formerly secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind, took oath as the chief vigilance commissioner on Saturday. Kothari was administered oath by President Kovind..
President's secretary Sanjay Kothari appointed central vigilance commissionerThe post of the chief of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) had been lying vacant since June last year after completion of K V Chowdary's tenure. "At a ceremony held today at 1030 hrs at..
100 families at President's Estate in self-isolation as sanitation worker's relative tests positiveThe relative of the sanitation worker, who is a resident of the estate that houses Rashtrapati Bhavan, has been admitted to a hospital here for treatment, they said. The move comes after the sanitation..
COVID-19: Relative of sanitation worker at Rashtrapati Bhavan tests positive for coronavirus, nearly 100 quarantinedThe sanitation workers were taken to a quarantine facility in central Delhi, while the secretary-level officials and their families were asked to remain in home-quarantine.
Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: COVID-19 positive case found in Rashtrapati Bhavan; 125 families to go into isolationTuesday marks Day 7 of the extended COVID-19 Lockdown 2.0.
Mary Kom breaks quarantine: Boxer attended breakfast hosted by PresidentAce boxer MC Mary Kom has landed herself in a soup. It has come to fore that she broke the mandatory 14-day self-quarantine protocol after returning to India from Amman, Jordan on March 13. Mary, who..
Schools, colleges, cinema halls to remain shut in Delhi till March 31 over Coronavirus scare: Arvind KejriwalMeanwhile, Rashtrapati Bhavan has closed all public tour visits from Friday as a precautionary measure against the further spreading of the virus.
Coronavirus: Rashtrapati Bhavan closes all public tour visits from FridayThe Rashtrapati Bhavan has closed all public tour visits from Friday as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus, official spokesman said on Thursday. A brief statement released by the..
PM Modi tweets on Padma quiz, winner to witness awards ceremony"Every year, several grass-roots achievers are honoured with Padma Awards. Their lives' journeys inspire many. Here is a unique quiz competition, the Padma Quiz, which gives you an opportunity to..
IAF's first women fighter pilots get Nari Shakti PuraskarPresident Ram Nath Kovind presented the 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to IAF's first women fighter pilots, Mohana Jitarwal, Avani Chaturvedi and Bhawana Kanth, on Sunday at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The trio was..
Rashtrapati Bhavan decides not to hold Holi gatherings amid coronavirus scare
Congress leaders to march to Rashtrapati Bhavan to seek normalcy in Delhi
Decked-up Rashtrapati Bhavan hosts the Trumps
President Kovind hosts banquet for Donald TrumpUS President Donald Trump arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhavan for the state banquet hosted in his honour by President Ram Nath Kovind, the last function of his two-day visit to India.
Melania, Ivanka Trump opt for shades of white on day-2 of India visitOn arrival at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the First Lady stepped out of the 'The Beast' wearing a midi-length collared white dress with a skater hemline. The outfit had colourful flower motifs printed on..
President Donald Trump accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan
US President to receive ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, hold talks with PM Modi today
Also reported by •DNA
Love will be in the air at Prez dinner todayWhen US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump sit down to a ceremonial dinner at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday evening, the hors d’oeuvres will be brought out to the strains of Eric..
Sri Lanka PM receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, meets PM ModiRajapaksa, who is currently on a five-day visit to India, also held talks with external affairs minister S Jaishankar and discussed wide-ranging issues earlier today. The visiting dignitary arrived..
JNU student leaders provoked fellow protesters to move towards Rashtrapati Bhavan: Police
JNU students stopped by police as they try to march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan; detained
President Kovind extends New Year greetings, asks people to commit themselves to making caring, compassionate societyPresident Kovind asked people to commit themselves to making a peaceful, caring and compassionate society, according to a statement issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan. "The dawn of New Year and the new..
Delhi Police resort to lathi-charge after JNU protestors march towards Rashtrapati BhavanFollowing a clash with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students who were marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Delhi Police on Monday resorted to lathi-charge to stop the protesters.
President accepts Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant's resignationPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant from the Union council of ministers, a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said. As advised by the PM, the..
Germany, India have broad-based ties, will build on close cooperation: Angela MerkelA number of agreements will be signed between India & Germany signifying their broad-based ties and the "very close" relationship between the two countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. A day..
India accepts Germany's request to allow Merkel to sit during ceremonial receptionIndia has accepted a request by the German government to allow chancellor Angela Merkel to remain seated while the national anthems of both countries are played during a ceremonial reception at..
5 Ambassadors present credentials to President KovindIn a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the envoys presented their credentials.
Our Parliament is 92 years old. Do we need to build a new one?In the world of parliament buildings, India’s Sansad Bhavan is relatively new — it was ready just over 90 years back, in 1927. The government has now set the ball rolling for a massive..
Two US citizens held for flying drone near Rashtrapati BhavanThe two have been held for flying the drone near the Rashtrapati Bhavan on September 14.
Government to ‘redevelop’ Rajpath, Parliament and secretariatThe Narendra Modi government has set the ball rolling for a massive re-plan and redevelopment of New Delhi’s iconic central vista — the stretch from the gates of Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate..
Arif Mohammed Khan who quit Rajiv govt, BJP leaders Koshyari, Tamilisai appointed governorsBJP leader and former Uttarakhand chief minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari, 77, has been appointed the governor of Maharashtra, while BJP's Tamil Nadu chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, 58, moves to the Raj..
Himachal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Kerala, and Telangana get new GovernorsPresident Ram Nath Kovind approved the changes made to the posts, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement on Sunday.
President Kovind extends greetings on the eve of Idu'l ZuhaIn an official statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Kovind said, "On the occasion of Idu'l Zuha, I offer my greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially our Muslim brothers and..
It was an honour to witness you receiving Bharat Ratna: PM Modi to Pranab MukherjeePrime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that he felt honoured to have witnessed former president Pranab Mukherjee receiving India's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna at a grand ceremony held in..
This Chhattisgarh village boasts of own 'Rashtrapati Bhavan'Apparently, the Rashtrapati Bhavan that has been discovered in Chhattisgarh was a makeshift home of first President of India, Dr Rajendra Prasad, which was later converted into a pucca house and..
Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika conferred Bharat RatnaFormer president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, on Thursday...
President Ram Nath Kovind completes 2 years in officePresident Ram Nath Kovind, who completed two years in office on Thursday, has been one of Rashtrapati Bhawan's most hospitable occupants. Since he assumed charge, the President has thrown open the..
Nalanda weavers want 'acche din' back for their handloomRENEWED BID: Once adorning the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the artisanal curtains have since fallen out of favour
Two guvs transferred, fresh appointment in some statesFormer interlocutor on Naga talks R N Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique. Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as..